David Cox is a partner with the firm’s nationally and internationally recognized Insurance Recovery Team, focusing his practice on the preservation and recovery of insurance-related assets for policyholders and complex commercial litigation issues. He has experience representing corporate policyholders - including manufacturers, government contractors, professional services companies, numerous banks and other financial institutions, investment companies, trade associations, and non-profits, in connection with civil actions, arbitrations, mediations, negotiations and advice involving a wide range of commercial insurance and reinsurance issues, including insurance company bad faith and coverage for cyber-liability and data breach, catastrophic property and business interruption losses, directors’ and officers’ liability, and professional errors and omissions, copyright and trademark infringement, defamation, construction defects, theft and fraud, asbestos bodily injury disputes and environmental liabilities. Mr. Cox also has experience defending clients in complex financial services litigation, and has experience in consulting on complex e-discovery issues.
Mr. Cox has also committed many hours to representation of pro bono clients. In 2010-2011, and again in 2013, he was part of a team of firm attorneys who developed a series of webinars with the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program’s Community Economic Development (CED) Project, on risk management and insurance matters, focused on issues faced by non-profit organizations. The firm was honored as the co-recipient of the D.C. Bar’s 2011 Frederick B. Abramson Award for its work on this project.
Mr. Cox has been recognized as a 2014, 2015 and 2016 Washington, D.C. "Super Lawyer" in the area of Insurance Coverage by Super Lawyers magazine. He was listed in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and ranked as a "Recognised Practitioner" in the area of Insurance: Policyholder. Mr. Cox is currently Co-Chair of the Cyber/Intellectual Property Subcommittee of the ABA TIPS Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee.
Professional & Community Activities
District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association
Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section - Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, Cyber & IP Sub-committee Chair
Litigation Section - Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, Member
Street Law Program in partnership with Georgetown University Law Center and the District of Columbia Public School System, Participant
District of Columbia's Landlord Tenant Resource Center Staff, Volunteer
North Carolina Law Review, Former Member